Growers plead for an end to 'Groundhog Day' horticulture policy

NFU demands answers on seasonal worker scheme, planning rules and border controls

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NFU Horticulture and Potatoes Board chair Martin Emmett says government must act. Credit: NFU
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NFU Horticulture and Potatoes Board chair Martin Emmett says government must act. Credit: NFU

UK growers have hit out at the Government's lack of ambition for the sector, pleading with politicians to end the ‘Groundhog Day' policies which are holding horticulture back. Addressing the NFU Conference...

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